Louisiana Programs and Services
Birth Certificates/Marriage Licenses - The Louisiana Vital Records Registry is the repository for Louisiana's birth, death, fetal death and Orleans Parish marriage records
Communications & Inquiry Services - The Bureau of Communications and Inquiry Services is responsible for obtaining, compiling, preparing and distributing information relevant to all operations of the department. The bureau's main functions involve public information, internal communications, and computer graphics.
DHH Publications - Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
DHH Regional Map - Department of Health and Hospital Administration Regions
Information Louisiana - Learn about Louisiana
In the News - Press Releases
Internal Audit - The Bureau of Internal Audit is responsible for providing management with an independent appraisal of activities within the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH).
Louisiana Children's Health Insurance Program - LaCHIP is a health insurance program designed to bring quality health care to currently uninsured children and youth up to the age of 19 in Louisiana. Children can qualify for coverage under LaCHIP using higher income standards.
Louisiana Related Websites - For
your interests and convenience we have put together this page which links to other
websites across the globe. DHH is not responsible for any of the content on these other
websites. What we have provided for you is links only. Although
we check these links on a regular basis to assure they are active, there may be some instances of inactivity.
Legal Services - The Bureau of Legal Services provides legal services to the Department of Health and Hospitals only. The Bureau of Legal Services does not provide legal services or advice to third parties. Further, the Bureau of Legal Services does not issue legal opinions unless the request comes from department personnel.
Licensing Boards - In accordance with R.S. 36:803, professional licensing boards have sole responsibility for the regulation, examination, certification, licensing and enforcement of the practice act of their professions. The Department has responsibility only for budget review for compliance with all accounting, reporting, auditing, and review requirements, and review of procurement, contract management, and fees for the boards.
Lions Camp - The Louisiana Lions Camp is a state project of the Lions Clubs
of Louisiana, MD-8. Camp is free for Boys and Girls of Louisiana that qualify to
Come on in and see what the Louisiana Lions are doing!
Medicaid Annual Reports - Annual Reporting for Medicaid.
Office of Management & Finance - The Office of Management and Finance (OMF), directed by the DHH Undersecretary, manages a $3.7 billion budget. The Undersecretary oversees the State Medicaid program, as well as, eight administrative divisions with departmental responsibilities for budget preparation, financial planning, purchasing, personnel, accounting, data processing and development of strategic and operational plans.
Office of the Secretary - Provides leadership and
technical support services, while maximizing resources, in order to fulfill the mission of
the Department. Reporting to the Secretary are the Deputy Secretary and the
Undersecretary, as well as, the General
Counsel, and the Bureaus of Internal Audit and Communications & Inquiry Services. Reporting through the Deputy Secretary to the Secretary are the four main Program Offices of Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Citizens with Developmental Disabilities; Mental Health; and Public Health, as well as, the DHH Medical Director and the DHH Director of Operations for the administrative regions.
Online Survey Form - How would you rate the appearance of the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) Home Page:
Other Related Websites - For your interests and convenience we have put together this page which links to other websites across the globe.
Protective Services - The Bureau of Protective Services is designated by the Louisiana Department of Hospitals as the agency responsible for carrying out the mandate of Louisiana Revised Statute 14:403.2 with regard to disabled adults ages 18-59 and emancipated minors who live in unlicensed and non-regulated settings and for managing the protective services programs in DHH administered facilities.
The Council for Disability Rights - Advancing rights and enhancing lives of people with disabilities.